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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 21st, 2018

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Doris Jo Battaglia Peirce, 83, Gainesville
Doris Jo Battaglia Peirce of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Sunday January 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, after a lengthy illness.   Doris was bor ...
Alexander A. Corso, Gainesville
Xander had style! It was not just his shoulder-length hair (the best in the family), or the funny hats he used to hide it away (Ushankas and Beanies alike) that made him speci ...
James Edward Smith, 79, Gainesville
Mr. James Edward Smith, 79, of Gainesville passed away January 21, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. o ...
George Sullivan, 78, Gainesville
  Mr. George Sullivan, 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time.   Memorial Park Fune ...

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Madelyn Jones Jackson, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Madelyn Jones Jackson, age 79, of Jefferson Georgia, who passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Commerce, Georgia. Mrs. Jackson w ...
Willie Carlton Wooten, 70, Commerce
Willie Carlton Wooten, age 70 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at his residence.   Born on June 08, 1947 in Cannon, GA, he was the son of the late Richa ...

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Dr. Elner Cordingley Bellon, 87, Loudon, TN
  Dr. Elner Cordingley Bellon, 87, former resident of Loudon, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018 of medical complications. Born in Ashton, Idaho, Elener C ...

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Powell J. Dyer, 70, Cleveland
Mr. Powell J. Dyer, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home o ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86